Man Utd boss Ferguson: We had to be patient with Cleverley

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is delighted with the progress of Tom Cleverley. Ferguson says the key has been to be patient with the midfielder.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is delighted with the progress of Tom Cleverley.

Ferguson says the key has been to be patient with the midfielder.

"We're patient with Tom Cleverley. We sent him out on loan on four different occasions and he's matured. Now he’s an important member of the squad. You have to show patience. If you think they have the ability then you have to be prepared to wait for that," said Ferguson.

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